For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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May 14, 2017

How I Coped With My Baby’s Silent Reflux

It has taken me six months since Joseph got over his silent reflux and colic for me to write this post. Every time I was going to write about it I just couldn’t face it. I almost wanted to forget it ever happened. The only reason I’ve put pen to paper […]
May 13, 2017

Can We Talk For A Second About Being A Good Role Model For Our Girls

So the other morning, I’m standing in my bathroom doing the obligatory post-shower rubbing bio-oil all over my stretch marks in the hope that by some miracle they disappear or at least fade massively because I have bought into the idea that a product will make this happen. My almost […]
May 13, 2017

The Post-Preemie ‘Gotcha’ Moments

Many mums, and indeed dads, will relate to pregnancy and early motherhood as a time that is fraught with emotion. The joy when you finally see those long awaited blue lines. The nervousness as you wait in hope of getting to that 12 week milestone. The relief when you have […]
May 12, 2017

I Should Really Do Bedtime More Often – Before It’s Too Late

I don’t often get to put my nearly-five-year-old to bed anymore. We say goodnight at the top of the stairs and she goes off to brush her teeth with my husband while I put the toddler down. I got the chance to do it the other night when she insisted […]


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